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Cornstore, Limerick

4.6
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Steak
Owing to the success of the Cornstore Wine Bar & Restaurant Cork, a sister restaurant was opened in Limerick in November 2008, situated on the newly refurbished and pedestrianised street, Thomas Street.

The concepts boasts 3 floors offering a lively, buzzy, Manhattan style surrounding, including private dining and contemporary heated smoking area. The interior is mirrored to match the stylish elegance of its sister restaurant in Cork with intricate floor tiling, pewter style bar, cosy booths and intimate lighting.

Like Cork, the menu consists of premium steaks and quality seafood, an extensive drinks list with cocktails, new world beers and a vast wine list.
Both Cornstore buildings were selected because of their historic presence and the belief that the old and new can be successfully combined to create an old style feel with a modern ambiance.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Newe
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food, atmosphere was very good my only criticism is the toilets should be kept cleaner especially with the current situation

Staff were fantastic very welcoming and couldn't do enough, very fast service. The food was delicious but I felt slightly over priced.

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Nic01
Dublin
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food in a beautiful setting. The decor is fabulous, the staff were so efficient and the Covid modifications were subtly effective. The cocktail menu was another highlight- divine :)

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Food was to the usual high standards we have experienced over the years at the restaurant. Both starters were delicious, presentation excellent and served at the perfect temperature. Everything was very fresh and served straight from the kitchen. The prawn pil pil still simmering in their skillet as they arrived to the table. Both fillet mains were cooked to perfection at both medium rare and medium. The accompanying sauces were delicious. We ordered three sides, very necessary as the steaks had no accompanying sides. This increases the meal price significantly. We shared a delicious sticky toffee pudding for dessert and enjoyed a bottle of medium priced Shiraz at €29. Total bill came in at just under €120 excluding tip. The staff, while well trained and mannerly when greeting and acknowledging departing guests, seemed impersonal and disconnected. Perhaps this is a feature of a busy restaurant where much of the clientele aren’t frequent visitors. However, in the current economy this seems strange as it’s important the customer experience is a little more memorable. Another strange feature was the lack of consistency in the style of face coverings worn by staff members. A consistent approach such as a visor style issued to all staff would deliver a far stronger image on the restaurant’s approach to measures to contain COVID-19.

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NiamhD
Limerick
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Faultless. Made to feel v welcome by staff. Food was delicious. Prompt service. We will be return customers. Decent children’s menu

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TomEth
Limerick
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit and we told the manager that it wouldn't be our last either. Very impressed with the place.

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UnaO
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Really lovely food we were all happy with our choices. Music was a little loud though and was hard to hear conversation. Otherwise it was perfect.

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SarahW
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great steak! Will be back! Really lovely touch giving us a complimentary glass of bubbles for our wedding anniversary!

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ColmC
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very good attentive staff, nice food with a bustling atmosphere

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NiallM
Limerick
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food in the city. Been here for every special occasion for past 6 years.

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FinbarrC
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

An emphasis on Tapas type food would be clever as people are now going to 2-3 restaurants a night to make a night of it and it’s hard then not to eat too much food for want of a few drinks

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Elaine
Dublin
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great atmosphere, lovely food, and had a great night

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DeirdreC
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food. Excellent service. Really good value

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LeonieW
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience1

Social distance was at a premium. Noise level was almost unbearable at times. One of our salads had an olive stone in it. Coffee was served cold. Our waitress was very good.

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Eibh
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We went for lunch and the only thing was the menu was a miniature dinner time one. Would have expected more open sandwiches, salads, small bites etc. was very happy with what we ate and otherwise found everything perfect. Thank you

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Rachel
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks for another excellent meal! The cookie desert was amazing!

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JohnO
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well done to everyone at the cornstore, you have done an amazing job of keeping the Cornstore atmosphere and welcome on a safe way for your staff and customers... the food and welcome was great... I missed the chicken wings and they were every bit as good as I remember and expected pre lock down.. can’t wait to be back again!

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Anonymous
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place. Great food and drink and a lovely atmosphere.

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SLimk
Limerick
3 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had dinner here with 2 friends. It was our first time being out for dinner and drinks since the COVID closures in March. Felt very safe - good distancing and staff wore masks and visors. The staff were friendly and attentive. Service was very good and the food was delicious.

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Kingofthehill
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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TR87
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drinks,
Staff were super!
Will 100% be back again!

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Colm
Limerick
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice to get back here after a few months without. Excellent service and COVID precautions were safe without being OTT or taking away from the dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely night out. Steak wasn’t as good as my last visit but overall had a really enjoyable night. The waiters and waitresses where fantastic.

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HannahR
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food is fabulous as always and the service even better!

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RoisinO
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the new set up. Felt social distant and safe without being miles away from everyone and atmosphere.

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BelindaW
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very well ran and Covid standard high and still enjoyed food and ambience

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NicoleC
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. Staff were even better. Couldn’t fault it!

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MatthewR
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, great service. Will be going back.

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PatriciaL
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, staff and service. Love the Cornstore.

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SarahH
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely lunch, and they have implemented COVID-19 measures in a really subtle way that you can still enjoy your time there without it feeling any different than pre-COVID times

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LizK
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, service was excellent great meal had would highly recommend.

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KennyW
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere and we felt really safe there, staff attentive and food was beautiful

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NiallM
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely varied selection of food on the menu. The seating area was well within the covid guideline with persplex sheeting dividing customers. This was not invasive and keep the charm of the restaurant. Food was well presented and very tasty. Overall lovely experience.

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SoniaL
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place for eat and drink. Food are good quality and staff are very nice.

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SeanP
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, an absolute treat, staff attentive and food was delicious. Every precaution was also taken with the current pandemic. Special request made on Open table was also observed, many thanks.

Seán

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Claire
Limerick
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful night. Food was as always amazing and staff and over atmosphere was an absolute pleasure.

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ClaireK
Limerick
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely spectacular, stayed within comfortable covid restrictions while maintaining the ambience. Outstanding food, and I'm VERY fussy, with an added touch of celebratory prosecco for my birthday on the house. Staff arrived with a candle in my dessert 💖an overall wonderful experience from start to finish!

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MaryF
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely lunch. Food was excellent. We were only offered an a la carte menu. On previous visits we were offered lunch special menu. We did not realise that this was no longer on offer as it is still showing on webpage. A bit more expensive than normal but still very enjoyable

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Jenny
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing from start to finish as always! Can’t wait for the next visit

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JohnC
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Check the menu on web site pre arrival I was looking forward to a starter and main course but when we took our table what I was looking forward to was not on the menu Disappointing

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johnC
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I enjoyed the ambience and good and attentive service.

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Cornstore, Limerick is rated 4.6 stars by 1001 OpenTable diners.

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